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Author Theodor, Ithamar
Title Brahman and Dao : Comparative Studies of Indian and Chinese Philosophy and Religion
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books, 2013
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Series Studies in Comparative Philosophy and Religion
Studies in Comparative Philosophy and Religion
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: Metaphysics and Soteriology -- Chapter 1: One, Water, and Cosmogony -- Chapter 2: Exploring Parallels between the Philosophy of Upaniṣads and Daoism -- Chapter 3: The Way of Silent Realization -- Chapter 4: Impermanence and Immortality -- Part II: Ethics -- Chapter 5: Li and Dharma -- Chapter 6: Ethics and Metaphysics in the Bhagavadgītā and Classical Chinese Thought -- Chapter 7: Communal Moral Personhood and Moral Responsibility in the Analects and the Bhagavadgītā -- Chapter 8: Ethics of Compassion -- Chapter 9: Why "Besire" Is Not Bizarre -- Part III: Body, Health, and Spirituality -- Chapter 10: Yoga and Daoyin -- Chapter 11: The Emergence of Classical Medicine in Ancient China and India -- Chapter 12: Health, Illness, and the Body in Buddhist and Daoist Self-Cultivation -- Part IV: Language and Culture -- Chapter 13: Indic Influence on Chinese Language -- Chapter 14: Magical Alphabet in the Indian and Chinese Minds -- Chapter 15: Mixed up on "Matching Terms" (geyi) -- Chapter 16: The Ludic Quality of Life -- Chapter 17: The Poet and the Historian -- About the Contributors
Brahman and Dao: Comparative Studies of Indian and Chinese Philosophy and Religion is a pioneering volume highlighting possible bridges between Indian and Chinese cultures and complex systems of thought, and it includes 17 chapters on various Indo-Chinese comparative topics. It looks into four such themes: 1) metaphysics and soteriology, 2) ethics, 3) body, health and spirituality, and 4) language and culture
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Theodor, Ithamar Brahman and Dao : Comparative Studies of Indian and Chinese Philosophy and Religion Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books,c2013 9780739171721
Subject Philosophy, Indic.;Philosophy, Chinese.;Philosophy, Comparative.;India -- Religion.;China -- Religion
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